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Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma

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Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma
Assistant Professor, Department of Education M.L.S.M. College Sundernagar, Mandi Himachal Pradesh.

Sharma, Dr. Shashi Kant. "CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 3039-3056, Accessed Apr. 2019.
Sharma, D. (2019, April). CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 3039-3056. Retrieved from
Sharma, Dr. Shashi Kant. "CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 3039-3056. Accessed April, 2019.


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The success of inclusive education in any context depends upon many factors. Teachers themselves are an essential component to ensure the quality of students' inclusion in the school environment .Preparing teachers does not simply mean providing prospective teachers with inclusive education skills; it is important to provide training and support for existing teachers as well. Building the capacity for inclusive education must include awareness raising activities as well as integrated pre-service and in-service teacher training programs to ensure that teachers are aware, ready and willing to bring inclusive education into action. The aim of this study was to examine the perception of teachers towards children with special needs in government elementary schools. A sample consisted of 200 teachers was drawn by using quota sampling technique to study the problem. In order to collect the requisite data, a questionnaire constructed by investigator was administered on the teachers working in government elementary schools imparting inclusive education. The result of the study revealed that there is a lack of professionally trained teachers and in order to provide education to children with special needs, at affordable cost, in-service training of teachers for inclusive education is a must and there is a need to evolve effective teaching-learning strategies by taking in to consideration the diverse needs of the CWSN. The teacher needs to employ a variety of teaching methods, approaches and tools to address the diversity of the group. Using multiple teaching methods is a means to enhance the academic success of students with varying learning styles and strengths.